Criminology, Theory and Research Methods, Diversity and Social Justice Issues, Family Violence and Family Relations, Social Problems and Policy
Adjunct Instructor of Sociology, SUNY at Buffalo
Adjunct Instructor of Sociology, SUNY College at Fredonia
Introduction to Sociology, Social Problems, Structure of American Society,
Environmental Politics, Human Ecology, Sociology of Aging, Sociology of Family,
Research Methods, Sociology of City Life
ASA American Sociological Association
CJEANYS Criminal Justice Educators of New York State
Dr. Downes joined Hilbert in 1997, teaching primarily in the areas of family violence, women and criminal justice, criminology, and diversity issues. She was honored in 2001 with the Hilbert Excellence in Teaching Award in recognition of her superior teaching, classroom innovations, and curricular development.
An Eden resident, Dr. Downes is a member of the American Sociological Association, Society for the Study of Social Problems, and American Association of University Women.
Dr. Downes received doctorate, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in sociology from the University at Buffalo.
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